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PowerPoint: Starting a presentation

PowerPoint: Starting a presentation: Help Yourself: Tech Tips
PowerPoint: Starting a presentation: Help Yourself: Tech Tips

The secret to quickly starting any PowerPoint presentation is to press the F5 key. The F5 key is mnemonic, but in PowerPoint this function key is mapped to the Start Show command. Pressing F5 is easier than hunting the tiny Start Show icon at the bottom of the Window, and it's faster than clicking the Slide Show tab. To ensure that the computer is projecting the slideshow properly, use the Windows+P keyboard shortcut. Think "P" for Projector, then select the Duplicate option to ensure that what

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